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2008-09-27 06:00:21

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Astana, 26 September: The KazTransOil national [petroleum- transportation] company (subsidiary of the Kazakh state oil company KazMunayGaz ) does not abandon its plans to invest in the Batumi port and an oil terminal in Georgia.

2008-09-06 21:00:13

TBILISI. Sept 6 (Interfax) - Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has issued a decree to postpone by-elections to the Georgian parliament and elections to the Supreme Council of Ajaria, which were earlier scheduled for October 4, to November 3.

2008-09-04 15:00:30

Text of report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency Astana: 4 September: The political situation in Georgia has not affected transporting Kazakh oil along the route from Baku to Batumi [port in Georgia], the president of the KazMunayGaz national oil and gas company, Kairgeldy Kabyldin, has said.

2008-08-25 09:00:42

By Shaun Walker THE UNITED States military came within 60 miles of the Russian army in Georgia yesterday as an American warship arrived in the Black Sea port of Batumi to deliver humanitarian aid to the embattled Caucasus country.

2008-08-11 06:00:43

Text of report by privately-owned Kazakhstan Today news agency website Astana, 11 August: Kazakhstan's premier, Karim Masimov, has suggested redirecting the flow of the Kazakh [crude] oil going [to export] via the Georgian sea port of Batumi to domestic consumption.

2008-08-09 18:00:18

Tbilisi, 9 August: Flights at Georgia's international airports are taking place as normal, Economic Development Minister Eka Sharashidze has said.

2008-08-09 15:00:29

Text of report by state-funded Georgian Public Television Channel 1 on 9 August We have just been informed by our correspondent in Batumi that evacuation has been declared at the town's airport. Passengers and airport staff are being taken out of the building.

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